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San Francisco Love Tour

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icon2 hours  (approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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Overview

Hop on a ‘70s-era VW bus and get to know the hippie past and hipster vibe that make up San Francisco today. Starting and ending at Fisherman’s Wharf, this 2-hour sightseeing tour takes you around the city, including Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more. See the homes of The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, while listening to ‘60s classics. So settle into a neon-blue seat and dig your shoes into groovy shag carpet. Each bus accommodates up to just six people.
  • 2-hour San Francisco sightseeing tour
  • See the city’s landmarks aboard a colorful 1970s Volkswagen bus
  • Wind through Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more
  • Travel on streets that larger vehicles cannot pass through
  • Enjoy photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Hear entertaining stories and history from an informative guide
  • This small-group tour is limited to 12 people (6 people per bus), ensuring a more memorable experience
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Professional Driver/guide
Fully narrated tour
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
2899 Hyde St , 2899 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

Our buses will pull-up ON HYDE street near the corner of Hyde & Jefferson Street. Landmarks are side of the Argonaut Hotel or the park across the street.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • While not wheelchair accessible, that doesn’t stop us from helping out with folding a wheelchair and placing it in the back. So come and have fun!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Tips - Yes please and thank you! It is customary for those of us who work in the service industry to expect to earn gratuity in order to meet living standards. Usually is 15%-20% of your total purchase or at least $10 per person. Thanks in advance!
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY San Francisco Love Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during San Francisco Love Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by San Francisco Love Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during San Francisco Love Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by San Francisco Love Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during San Francisco Love Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by San Francisco Love Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during San Francisco Love Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by San Francisco Love Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Highly recommended for getting your bearings at the start of your holiday." See review
  • "Remember the VW bus is old and glamorous so if you not up for throwback then find a limo." See review

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star-5
Far out and groovy!
Candice_S
, Aug 2022
We had a wonderful morning with our tour guide, Tara! In two hours, she covered all the must-sees of San Francisco, including a great vista and photo op of the Golden Gate Bridge! She knows a lot about the city and its history. My favorite part was the ride down Lombard St. We became the attraction! The bus was fun and surprisingly comfy, and the music added a fun element. Definitely would do this again!
star-5
A can’t miss tour!
Lynn_B
, Aug 2022
This tour was amazing and fun! We learned a lot and saw a lot. The music was great! My pics do not do this tour justice!
star-5
Groovy
Sarai_G
, Aug 2022
We enjoyed getting to see all of the city. We got some great ideas on places to visit and try in greater depth. I am looking forward to enjoying this tour for many years to come.
star-5
Moving and Grooving
debtown59
, Aug 2022
My husband and I loved this tour. Our tour guide Tyler was the perfect man for the job. He had us moving and grooving to the 60’s tunes of The Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin. For anyone planning a trip to San Francisco this tour is a MUST and tell Tyler Deb and Mike from Massachusetts say hello.
star-5
Take me back to the City of Love
Nicholas_S
, Aug 2022
What a fantastic experience! Our tour guide, Tyler was personable, professional and an overall good time. His knowledge of San Francisco was communicated with ease, and enthusiasm. Take this tour!!! This provide a fantastic overview of the city!
star-5
What a fun trip!
Adam_S
, Aug 2022
We had a wonderful trip around San Francisco on an extraordinarily beautiful and sunny day. Cyrus was a fantastic and enthusiastic tour guide. Our whole family had a blast!
star-5
So much fun!
Amanda_A
, Aug 2022
Tyler was so much fun. We really enjoyed all of the background information. Only wish we would have taken the tour at the beginning of our trip!
star-5
great trip - i recommend
Mark_H
, Aug 2022
great time! Tara was fun & knowledgeable!!! We did this tour during OutsideLands and Tara was able to navigate the city avoiding the crazt traffic
star-5
Alfred was a tremendous...
Alfred_C
, Aug 2022
Alfred was a tremendous guide! We got a photo by the Golden Gate Bridge and the coolest San Fran tour imaginable. Loved seeing famous homes, a few we hadn’t planned on. He knows his stuff and made great recommendations. Just wish it was longer!
star-5
Fantastic
Stephanie_E
, Aug 2022
Fantastic tour. Would highly recommend. Tyler was our guide and he was great. Best way to see San Francisco
star-5
The bus is the Best brings the whole city in the fun!!
Brad_A
, Aug 2022
The tour guide made two hours fly by with his fun and excitement!! Loved seeming the popular sites but really enjoyed seeming the places where some great cultural points of America happened.
star-5
Love the Love Tour
Pam_T
, Aug 2022
I would strongly recommend the Love Tour. So much fun and a great way to see San Fran. Tyler was our guide. He was fun and knowledgeable.
star-5
Irish feedback
Jacqueline_O
, Aug 2022
Hey this is must. Our guide Taylor was a cool very knowledge guy. This tour goes to roads the big vehicles can't. Look this trip up Jacqueline from the Republic of Ireland 🇮🇪
star-5
San Fran in two hours!
Dermont_J
, Aug 2022
Cyrus was our tour guide. This tour was awesome! Highly recommend it. When doing this tour, ask for Cyrus. He’s very knowledgeable and explains SF’s history very well. Two hours well spent!
star-5
Do not miss!
Sarah_H
, Aug 2022
My older teens and my husband and I had a great time . Cyrus our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the city and places to see and where to eat. By the end of the tour , we were all giving the peace sign to everyone like Cyrus does. The family loved it.
star-5
Awesome experience!!
Amy_B
, Jul 2022
Tyler was an awesome driver and told us so much information as we went on the tour. We loved the tour being small as it made it more personable.
star-5
Fun!
Andrea_R
, Jul 2022
Alfred was our guide he was super nice and funny. Very knowledgeable and shows was around SF. Def recommend this tour.
star-5
Great insight to S F
Liz_C
, Jul 2022
Had such a great time. The trip was so good. Thank you to Tyler for the great commentary. Def recommend
star-5
Fun, good tour, take it early on in your trip
Tammy_S
, Jul 2022
Tara is a wonderful, clever, and knowledgeable guide. Wish we could have all our tours with her. She has good jokes as well! I’m
star-5
We had a great time!!...
katsmith0503
, Jul 2022
We had a great time!! Alfred was an amazing guide. My husband loves old VW’s, we did this tour as part of our anniversary trip.

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